Percentage of Males Who Currently Use
Any Smokeless Tobacco Products

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 504 11.2 0.6 10.1 12.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 48 14.9 2.2 10.5 19.2
25-34 years 92 13.4 1.5 10.5 16.3
35-44 years 86 13.0 1.5 10.0 16.0
45-54 years 107 14.2 1.5 11.3 17.1
55-64 years 82 6.8 0.8 5.2 8.4
65+ years 89 5.9 0.7 4.6 7.3
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 10 3.9 1.4 1.1 6.7
Non-Hispanic 490 12.1 0.6 10.8 13.3
RACE
White only 468 12.0 0.6 10.7 13.2
Black or African American only 6 3.8 1.6 0.6 7.0
Other race only 11 9.2 3.0 3.3 15.0
More than one race 15 16.1 4.5 7.2 25.0
EDUCATION
Less than high school 34 10.7 2.1 6.5 14.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 199 14.7 1.2 12.4 16.9
Some college 173 13.1 1.1 10.9 15.3
College graduate 98 5.8 0.7 4.5 7.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 26 11.6 2.5 6.7 16.5
$15,000 to $24,999 56 9.5 1.5 6.6 12.3
$25,000 to $34,999 72 16.2 2.2 12.0 20.4
$35,000 to $49,999 69 11.0 1.5 8.0 14.0
$50,000 or more 235 11.8 0.9 10.0 13.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 356 12.5 0.7 11.1 14.0
Out of work 20 11.0 2.6 5.9 16.1
Homemaker/Student 17 12.1 3.5 5.3 18.9
Retired 80 6.2 0.8 4.7 7.8
Unable to work 28 10.4 2.1 6.3 14.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 71 6.5 0.9 4.7 8.3
1 to less than 20 hours 22 11.7 2.8 6.1 17.2
20 hours to less than 40 hours 39 11.1 2.1 7.0 15.3
40 hours or more 299 12.6 0.8 11.0 14.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 289 10.3 0.7 8.9 11.6
Divorced/Seperated 104 16.8 1.8 13.3 20.4
Widowed 22 8.5 2.4 3.8 13.2
Never married 89 11.0 1.3 8.4 13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 132 11.8 1.1 9.6 14.0
Living without a disability 364 11.0 0.7 9.7 12.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 41 14.0 2.3 9.5 18.6
Rural 90 18.0 2.0 14.0 22.0
Densely-settled rural 120 15.0 1.5 12.0 17.9
Semi-Urban 98 15.0 1.7 11.7 18.2
Urban 155 7.7 0.7 6.3 9.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 444 11.3 0.6 10.1 12.5
Uninsured 57 10.9 1.6 7.7 14.1
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 55 9.2 1.4 6.4 12.0
No diabetes 449 11.5 0.6 10.3 12.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 42 16.3 2.6 11.2 21.5
No current asthma 456 10.8 0.6 9.6 11.9
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 135 11.2 1.1 9.1 13.3
No arthritis 368 11.3 0.7 10.0 12.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 39 12.1 2.2 7.9 16.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 460 11.2 0.6 10.0 12.4
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 101 12.2 1.4 9.6 14.9
Non-smoker 399 11.0 0.6 9.7 12.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 102 10.8 1.2 8.4 13.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 206 11.4 0.9 9.6 13.3
Obese, BMI>=30 191 12.5 1.0 10.5 14.4
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 394 11.4 0.7 10.1 12.7
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 110 10.7 1.2 8.4 13.0
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 117 10.2 1.0 8.2 12.3
Did not serve on active duty 385 11.5 0.7 10.1 12.8

Numerator: Male Respondents who currently use chewing tobacco,
snuff or snus (Swedish for snuff) some days or every day.
 
Denominator: Male respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.